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life lessons

So it’s been a while since my last post and if you read it, you are aware why. When you are not directly impacted by a loss, you feel badly for others but your life continues relatively normally. The struggle for those who find themselves drowning in the grieving process is that they don’t have… Continue reading life lessons

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brave new world

So, there are many experiences that I never anticipated having.  Certainly getting divorced was one of the biggest.  With that huge life change come a truckload more. Everything in your life changes, literally everything. My thoughts today are around trying to be open to someone new.  If you have read this blog before, I was… Continue reading brave new world

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On this day

Some words or phrases that I like, I tend to overuse.  I incorporate them into my go to words & basically beat them to death until I annoy everyone around me & they beg me to stop.  I don’t think I am alone in that, or I hope I am not. Then there are words that… Continue reading On this day

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I believe…

I believe in God & I believe in prayer I  believe in love, compassion, kindness, gratitude and forgiveness I believe in grace, hope and faith I believe in vulnerability, courage, passion, laughter and the power of tears I believe that until you can learn to love and accept yourself you will never sustain real love… Continue reading I believe…

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the waiting game

The deadline for the graduate program I applied to was Feb 1st.  I actually had my pieces of the applications complete on the 20th of January.  Now I am in a holding pattern. I was asked what my plan was if I don’t get accepted………. Well, I realized I really didn’t have a plan b.… Continue reading the waiting game

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Appreciation Day

I declare today to be appreciation day.  I am choosing to appreciate all of the people who have touched my life. I am surrounded by amazing people, family and friends.  Those who have been there through the good and bad, never faltering in their support (even when they thought I was insane & making bad… Continue reading Appreciation Day

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feet

We live in a world where you can change virtually everything about yourself.  You can surgically and non-surgically change how you look for a price.  You can inject fillers or go under the knife.  You can make tiny changes or make yourself unrecognizable if you choose. We have a million ways to change features we… Continue reading feet